A small town in western Sicily has come up with a revolutionary solution to solve its property problems.
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They are offering houses in the town, which sits between two rivers, for just a single euro (81 pence; $1.44).
There are 3,700 houses owned by the council, almost all in the old town, that are in danger of falling down - of crumbling and dying.
There is a catch - those who buy will be obliged to sympathetically renovate the old houses without changing their style within two years at some significant cost.